6-11 November, Budapest | 15–18 November, Kecskemét, Pécs, Szeged
Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, the only festival of its kind in Hungary, has been organized on an annual basis since 2004. The program includes exceptional documentary films addressing important issues such as poverty, civil war, war crimes, terrorism, political oppression, freedom of the press, minorities, nationalism, xenophobia, racism, discrimination, migration, integration, equal rights, women’s rights, feminism, gender roles, sexual diversity, socialization of children and young people, drug abuse, corruption, domestic violence, people living on the margins of society, exclusion of the disabled and the sick, and stereotypes. Verzio has been showcasing outstanding films from all over the world which examine the present, reflect on the past, arouse sympathy in the viewer, and which approach their subjects in authentic and imaginative ways.
Festival venues: Trafó House of Contemporary Art, Toldi Cinem, Művész Cinema, Kino Café Cinema, Blinken OSA Archive, Central European University